broyer

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰreg-

From Middle French, from Old French broier, breer ‎(to break), from Frankish *brekan ‎(to break), from Proto-Germanic *brekaną ‎(to break), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg- ‎(to break). Cognate with Old Dutch brecan ‎(to break), Old High German brehhan ‎(to break), Old English brecan ‎(to break), Spanish bregar ‎(to toil, to deal with). More at break.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

broyer

  1. to crush, grind

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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